Salt-Seeking Ocean Sensor to Ship South

JPL's Aquarius instrument An engineer checks JPL's Aquarius instrument. Image credit: NASA/JPL
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May 29, 2009

JPL's Aquarius instrument is prepped for shipment to Argentina June 1. The mission will study how salt affects ocean circulation, the water cycle and climate.

To learn more about the mission, go to http://aquarius.nasa.gov/index.html .



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